Browsing articles tagged with " nail care"
Sep
26
2011

Stay Beautiful This Fall – Autumn Beauty Tips

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The long hot summer is over, and with it goes summer makeup and beauty care. Fall, with its cooler weather has a whole different set of beauty problems. Here are some tips to keep you looking fresh this fall. Hair Care Make sure to deep condition your hair once a week. The dryer air and cooler temps of the fall can dry out your locks in a heartbeat. You don’t want your hair looking as [...]

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Aug
4
2011

How to Whiten Yellowed Nails

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Your polish looks great – but when you take it off, your nails are yellowed and discolored. That’s not good. You want your nails white and pretty. You might want to wear clear nail polish or a translucent pink, and you don’t want the yellowing to show through. What can you do? You can soak your nails in denture cleaner. Yes, you read that right. Leave your nails in the solution for about five minutes, [...]

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Jul
22
2011

Summer Feet – Pay for Pedicures or Do At Home?

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You’re going to be wearing a lot of sandals this summer if you’re like me. It’s just too hot to wear closed in shoes all the time. That’s a problem if you haven’t actually been keeping up with your pedicures. Should you do your own pedicures, or pay someone else to do them? If you’re going to have someone else do them, there are a few things to keep in mind. No matter what your [...]

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Jul
15
2011

Summer Nail Trends

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Summer is here, and with it, new nail trends. Guess what one of the hottest trends in nail polish is this summer? Pink! They’re also trending blue or gold, neither of which I’ll try. Too young and trendy for me. I wear a lot of pinks, so I can get behind this trend. They flatter every skin tone, and they go from casual to dressy with no problem. Here are a couple of my favorites. [...]

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Jul
1
2011

Keep Your Nails Healthy

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Nails are usually healthier when you keep them natural and naturally shaped. All they need is a little TLC to stay healthy and beautiful. Healthy, natural nails aren’t hard to maintain. Of course, a lot of women like to grow their nails out long or use tips. You might also have acrylic nails, or change your nail polish frequently. If you do this, your nails will require a little extra maintenance. Moisturize regularly to keep [...]

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Jun
28
2011

Stop Biting Your Nails

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Nail biting is a common habit. It is usually not a serious problem, but it can become habitual, and it’s a nasty habit. It’s also a habit that can cause bacterial infections, bleeding, and even permanent nail damage, not to mention that it makes your manicure look horrible. It’s common during the teenage years, when about half of all people bite their nails to some degree. With some people, however, the habit lasts into adulthood. [...]

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Jun
24
2011

Home Manicure Tips

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I manicure my nails at home. How about you? At first, I wasn’t very good at it and it took me a long time. Now, my nails look great, and I can whip through a manicure in no time. It was a trial and error process for me. Here are some tips and tricks to help you with your own manicure. Sally Hansen’s Teflon Tuff Extra Strength nail protector makes my nails long, strong, and [...]

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Jun
1
2011

Daily Deal! Sally Hansen Teflon Tuff Extra Strength Nail Protector

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Sally Hansen Teflon Tuff Extra Strength Nail Protector is on sale, via the Daily Deal! 23% off, making this a heck of a deal! This is a great summer product; your nails are vulnerable during the summertime because you typically spend more time out of doors and the harsh summer sun can dry them out. My nails really dry out in the summertime and all the extra activity affords me many more chances to damage [...]

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May
31
2011

Nail Care Tips: Doing Your Own Manicure

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Nothing is more beautiful on a woman than beautifully manicured nails, in my opinion. They do, however, require some care and maintenance. The current shape trend is nails that are straight across the top with a rounded edge, but any nail that is well manicured looks good, so don’t let trends keep you from wearing what you think looks best on you. I have short, square-tipped fingers so I let mine grow out past the [...]

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May
18
2011

Tips for Healthy Cuticles

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If your cuticles (the skin immediately around your fingernails) are ragged and dry, the whole look of your manicure can be ruined. My cuticles are prone to dryness and hangnails, and I’ve often bemoaned their very existence. I don’t bite them…anymore…but I fight a constant battle to keep them looking good. For years, I went around looking like I’d been scraping out the dog’s dish with my fingertips, but no more: I’ve found some ways [...]

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